Category: Trademark

Happy Saraswati Puja

Happy Saraswati Puja

Saraswati Puja, an esteemed Hindu festival, pays homage to Goddess Saraswati, the divine embodiment of knowledge, wisdom, art, music, and learning. Revered across India and Nepal, particularly in the states of West Bengal, Bihar, Odisha, and Assam, this sacred observance typically graces the calendar in

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Presenting at an International Seminar

Presenting at an International Seminar

We are elated to share that our founder Adv. Biswajit Sarkar has been invited to be a Speaker at the online Seminar- “The Transformation of Law under the influence of Technical and Economic Internationalization” organized by the School of Foreign Law of Kutafin, Moscow State

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Legal Battle of VBM

Legal Battle of VBM

A recent legal tussle between German medical equipment giant VBM Medizintechnik GMBH and Indian entity VBM India Co (VBMIC) owned by Geetan Luthra, was filed in Delhi High Court has grabbed attention. The plaintiff German company was founded in Germany in 1981by Mr Volker Bertram.

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Beyond Borders: The Iconic Trademark Of Mother Teresa

Beyond Borders: The Iconic Trademark Of Mother Teresa

In the vast realm of trademarks, a rule stands unwavering – the prohibition of personal names as trademarks. Yet, in the cosmic tapestry of exceptions, a transcendent figure emerges. When a personal name evolves into a symbol of global significance, it defies the conventional restriction.

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Apple’s Watch Dilemma

Apple’s Watch Dilemma

The tech giant Apple has announced the cessation of sales for its latest Apple Smartwatches—Series 9 and Ultra 2—in U.S. retail stores from Christmas Eve, with online sales ceasing from Thursday. This decision comes after a legal battle with Masimo, a U.S.-based leading medical technology

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Changes in Madrid Protocol

Changes in Madrid Protocol

The Madrid Protocol is a well-known international trademark registration and protection system for efficient and easy trademark filing and management. However, certain changes to the Madrid Protocol starting November 1, 2023, will come into effect. These changes are mainly: Stating the time limit within which

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Trademarking Colours

Trademarking Colours

The commencement of the Spring/Summer Fashion Week 2024 has seen luxury brands display their designs on the ramp again. Apart from designer clothes, this year also saw the debut of new signature colours of two beloved luxury brands-Burberry and Gucci. Alongside Hermes’s ‘Orange H’, Valentino’s

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Rejection Of Virtual Image

Rejection Of Virtual Image

  In February 2022, Colt CZ Group SE (Colt) a Czech holding company filed an application to register a mark depicting an assault rifle as a European Union Trademark (EUTM)containing the word elements “CZ BERN 2”. The class applied for was under Classes 9, 35

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‘Taco Tuesday’ Tango

‘Taco Tuesday’ Tango

The word expression ‘Taco Tuesday’ is of an unknown origin. But over the period of time, it has become a popular marketing tag line for the restaurants and bars to attract customers on a particular day of the week typically on Tuesday to sell the

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Feline defeats Jaguar

Feline defeats Jaguar

Legal disputes which Jaguar and Puma Energy are embroiled in have been widely followed for some time now. The proceedings were initiated by Jaguar against Puma Energy, the primary contention being that the logos of both these companies display similar optical representations of wild felines.

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